Our health editors found six amazing women across the country, let Joy loose on them, and we sat back and crossed our fingers.
What better time to get back on the wagon than during American Heart Month!
Only one in three Hispanic women are aware that heart disease is their No. 1 killer.
I remember thinking to myself, as I watched my heart go into a bad arrhythmia, "Wow, they might actually give me CPR before this procedure is done."
Arianna and I recognized this as an opportunity to have a more profound impact. Together, we could -- no, should -- use whatever influence we have to touch more women, and to focus their attention on this vital issue of women and heart disease.
Every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world, a baby is born with a heart defect. Most heart defects are treatable. In the U.S., 95 percent of children ...
Every February, I call my mother, my three sisters and several of my girlfriends to remind them to wear red on National Wear Red Day -- to promote heart disease awareness in women.
The number of people living with cardiovascular diseases has surged since LBJ's day, from around 10 million to nearly 84 million. This shows what a great job we are doing in treating these problems, and illustrates how much more work is needed to prevent them.
This poem was submitted anonymously and is an adaption of "A Different Drummer" by Henry David Thoreau. Readers, please feel free to fill in the comm...
There is a corresponding body of evidence that shows a proper detox program -- one that reduces the input of toxins and helps the body more efficiently eliminate toxins with a nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory lifestyle -- can significantly reduce the negative impact of environmental stressors.
It should go without saying that cardiovascular disease is a very serious issue; however, many people are simply unaware of what exactly heart disease is and how to recognize the signs.
Fast food companies are rapidly expanding from the Western world because of what they call "saturated markets." I'd say what they are really up against are "educated markets," and it's paramount that our educated awareness spread globally.
The emergence of wearable sensors and digital tools that measure heart rate or the number of steps taken provides one part of the solution -- but not always enough to deliver the change required.
Involvement can come in so many ways, from giving money to giving time, from offering your expertise to rounding up friends to attend an event. The possibilities are limitless. So are the opportunities. Whatever you believe in, there's an organization out there that could use you.
Much has been written about how the richest segment of the U.S. population has prospered in recent decades whereas the majority have not seen their circumstances improve despite unprecedented economic growth. Why does that matter?
Given the conclusive evidence that smoking imagery portrayed across entertainment media impacts youth and young adult smoking initiation, positive portrayals of tobacco use threaten to reverse the critical progress the U.S. has made over the past five decades in reducing smoking.